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IFFI announces films competing for best debut feature award

National Award-winning film Hellaro, directed by Abhishek Shah, and Malayalam film Uyare by Manu Ashokan are the two Indian films competing for the IFFI's best debut feature award.

The way life is shown in Bollywood is most of the times fantasy: Gitanjali Rao

Gitanjali Rao shot to global acclaim with her animated short Printed Rainbow, which bagged three awards at the Cannes International Critic's Week festival in 2006.

Works of two Indian film students premiered at Busan film fest

Film and Television Institute of India graduate Rahul Rabha and freelance photographer Supriya Sundaresan showcased their films The Perfect Wife and Lipstick, respectively, at the 24th Busan International Film Festival 2019.

Busan International Film Festival has a weakness, and that’s India

BIFF director Jay Jeon says, "It takes so much money and time to contact Indian producers. I think the Indian government should set up an institution to promote Indian films to the world as a whole."

Mika Johnson experiments with VR storytelling in ‘Kafkaesque’ project

Filmmaker Mika Johnson on storytelling through virtual reality and giving the term ‘Kafkaesque’ another dimension.

India in a nutshell

Nooreh, the story of a girl from an Indo-Pak border village in Kashmir, and Gujarati feature film Hellaro to open the Indian Panorama at IFFI, Goa.

Indian Ad-Age: How Aamir Khan went through hell to get a Pepsi

Pepsi came up with the line “Yehi hai right choice, baby, Aha!” and in its initial campaign (directed by Mukul Anand) featured Indian pop star Remo Fernandes and film star Juhi Chawla. Although the jingle caught on, the drink itself was not really striking the sort of chord that the brand wanted. It would do so, with a little help from a current and two future Bollywood stars at the time.

Neelesh Misra on hosting Yaadon Ka Idiot Box: What started off as an experiment has consumed my life

Neelesh Misra reveals how he has developed a 'rare, humbling' bond with his listeners and how after co-scripting a couple of Bollywood films, he feels he is better of writing stories than movie scripts since it gives him more creative freedom.

Asif Kapadia on making Diego Maradona: It took 25 years

Asif Kapadia's documentary Diego Maradona, which premiered at Out of Competition at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival, will have its first screening in Mumbai on Friday.

Comedians are truth tellers: Russell Peters

Russell Peter is in India to perform in three cities - Pune, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad as a part of his Deported World Tour at Supermoon, a Zee LIVE IP. He will begin with Pune on October 1.

MAMI to screen Oscar hopefuls The Irishman, Marriage Story

The 21st edition of the Mumbai Film Festival will boast critically-acclaimed international title screenings and also honour excellence in cinema.

Director promises dank thrills in Thai cave boys rescue saga

Tom Waller's The Cave was shot over three months earlier this year and has been in post-production since then. The 45-year-old Thai-born, British-raised filmmaker said the epic tale of the Wild Boars football team was a story he simply had to tell.